Limit search to available items
Record 3 of 10
Previous Record Next Record
Book Cover
E-book
Author Gold, David, 1966- author.

Title Educating the new Southern woman : speech, writing, and race at the public women's colleges, 1884-1945 / David Gold and Catherine L Hobbs
Published Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, [2014]
©2014
Online access available from:
EBSCO eBook Academic Collection    View Resource Record  
ProQuest Ebook Central Subscription    View Resource Record  
Due to provider scheduled maintenance, access to Proquest Central databases will be unavailable on 2pm -10pm Sunday 16th January AEDT. The provider apologises for any inconvenience this may cause.

Copies

Description 1 online resource (viii, 188 pages)
Series Studies in rhetorics and feminisms
Studies in rhetorics and feminisms.
Contents Making modern girls: the ideals of the Southern public colleges for women -- Effective literacy: writing instruction and student writing -- Evolution of expression: speech arts and public speaking -- Useful careers: professional training for women of the new south -- The absent presence of race
Summary From the end of Reconstruction through World War II, a network of public colleges for white women flourished throughout the South. Founded primarily as vocational colleges to educate women of modest economic means for life in the emerging "new" South, these schools soon transformed themselves into comprehensive liberal arts-industrial institutions, proving so popular that they became among the largest women's colleges in the nation. In this illuminating volume, David Gold and Catherine L. Hobbs examine rhetorical education at all eight of these colleges, providing a better understanding of not
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (ProQuest Ebook Central, viewed May 15, 2019)
Subject Education, Higher -- Southern States -- History
English language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching -- Southern States -- History
Report writing -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Southern States -- History
Rhetoric -- Southern States -- History
Women -- Education -- Southern States -- History
EDUCATION -- Administration -- General.
EDUCATION -- Higher.
EDUCATION -- History.
EDUCATION -- Organizations & Institutions.
Education, Higher.
English language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Composition & Creative Writing.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Rhetoric.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Speech.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Study & Teaching.
Report writing -- Study and teaching (Higher)
Rhetoric.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Women's Studies.
Women -- Education.
Southern States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
History.
Form Electronic book
Author Hobbs, Catherine, author.
ISBN 0809332868
1306224225
9780809332861
9781306224222